Emergency Root Canals in Edmonton

If tooth pain is keeping you from focusing during the day or sleeping at night, a dentist at Emergency Dental Clinic is ready to provide immediate care, including emergency root canals, in Edmonton. Whether an accident has knocked out a tooth or a tooth is severely infected, a root canal may be the part of the necessary course of action to save it.

You don’t have to schedule an appointment for treatment at Emergency Dental Clinic. You can walk in 7 days a week, including holidays, and we have extended hours. If you want to lessen your wait time, call us ahead at 587-772-6190 to say you are coming in.

Dental Trauma and Tooth Infection

The trauma of a knocked out tooth doesn’t it mean it’s lost forever, but a root canal may be necessary. To successfully replant the tooth, the root must be alive and capable of re-attaching itself to the jaw bone. Depending on the condition of the tooth and damage to the root, an immediate root canal is an important part of saving the tooth.

If your tooth pain is caused by infection, damage to the tooth’s root – the pulp and nerve – requires immediate attention with a root canal procedure. The signs of infection and abscesses in and under a tooth include:

  • Severe tooth pain
  • Throbbing tooth or jaw 
  • Extreme sensitivity of the tooth or gums
  • Inflamed gums
  • Darkened tooth
  • Fever and/or headache

What to Expect during a Root Canal

The root canal itself should hurt less than the damaged or infected tooth itself. Your root canal procedure is done under local anesthetic and may take between one and two hours. Your dentist must remove the infected pulp and nerve, and then the canals inside the tooth are cleaned to remove any remaining bacteria. A natural material fills the pulp cavity. A crown replaces the top of the affected tooth. Afterwards, have your regular dental checkups to ensure no infection comes back.

Edmonton Emergency Dentist

No Appointment Necessary

However, please call ahead to keep wait times minimal


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